Editorial Results (free)
1. County Law Library Director Johnson Celebrates 50 Years as Librarian
- Wednesday, November 23, 2016
Gary Johnson, director of the Shelby County Governmental Law Library, is celebrating his 50th year as a librarian. In his current role, he directs the county law library’s operations, including budgeting, staffing and library services, and reports to a 10-member board that include nine attorneys and one judge.
When asked about his longevity in the field, Johnson says the libraries where he’s worked – which include public, school and law libraries – have been different enough to keep him challenged and interested.
2. DMC Outlines 2017 Plans, Recaps 2016 Successes
- Friday, November 18, 2016
The Downtown Memphis Commission is looking ahead with strategies to improve the pedestrian experience, support large-scale hotel developments, attract corporate headquarters both large and small, and enhance the Main Street Mall.
3. Newspaper Deal Falls Apart as Gannett Gives Up on Tronc
- Wednesday, November 02, 2016
NEW YORK (AP) – USA Today publisher Gannett walked away Tuesday from its attempted takeover of Tronc, the owner of the Los Angeles Times, Chicago Tribune and other major dailies.
Gannett's target was elusive from the beginning, with a publicly contentious back-and-forth between the two companies. Tronc, formerly known as Tribune Publishing, rejected at least two bids from Gannett since April because it said it preferred to go it alone and focus on tech-driven initiatives involving artificial intelligence and global expansion in entertainment news and video.
4. Looks Like 10-2, SEC Title Game, Orange Bowl for UT
- Monday, September 05, 2016
Editor’s note: Nashville sports correspondent Dave Link has been accurate in predicting season outcomes for the Tennessee Vols in recent years. His 2016 season predictions, released just before press time, culminates with an SEC Championship appearance. Here’s his take on the season…
5. Strickland Reviews 6 Finalists for Police Director Position
- Saturday, July 16, 2016
Interim Memphis Police Director Michael Rallings is one of six finalists Mayor Jim Strickland is considering for appointment to the job on a permanent basis.
6. Tribune Rejects Second Gannett Bid; Sets the Stage for Talks
- Tuesday, May 24, 2016
NEW YORK (AP) – Tribune Publishing rejected a second takeover bid from USA Today owner Gannett, but did say Monday that it was open to further talks.
Gannett last week raised its per-share bid for the owner of the Los Angeles Times, Chicago Tribune and other newspapers to $15, from $12.25. Gannett, based in McLean, Virginia, put the total value of the revised offer at about $864 million, which includes some $385 million in debt.
7. Memphis Takes Pounding in Opener With Spurs
- Tuesday, April 19, 2016
The Memphis Grizzlies were not alone in their unmitigated defeat. The NBA Playoffs started this past weekend and while descriptions of what happened to the Grizzlies within the shadow of the Alamo in San Antonio were colorful – “a 106-74 bludgeoning by the San Antonio Spurs” read one account at NBA.com – this was hardly an isolated incident.
8. Duke Takes Reins at Friends for Life
- Wednesday, February 24, 2016
Longtime nonprofit administrator Diane Duke recently took the helm of Friends for Life as its new executive director. In her new role, the Los Angeles native leads and oversees an organization that’s helping those affected by HIV/AIDS through the provision of education, housing, food, transportation and healthy life skills training.
9. Success Looks Like Five-Game Win Streak For Vols
- Saturday, October 31, 2015
Leaves are changing colors, a chill is in the fall air and Tennessee’s football schedule is getting softer.
Happens every year.
We’ve all heard by now how Tennessee is the best 3-4 team in college football. Now is the time to prove it.
10. Huge Memphis Industrial Lease Caps Busy Q3
- Friday, October 23, 2015
The largest lease of the year has gone to a Fortune 500 Company.
TJX Cos., the parent company of T.J. Maxx, Homegoods and Marshalls, signed on with 800,000 square feet at Memphis Oaks III in Southeast Memphis.
11. Preseason Analysis: Vols Will Defeat Oklahoma, Finish 8-4
- Saturday, August 08, 2015
Tennessee’s football team has something to prove as it concludes the first week of preseason practices and moves forward to the 2015 season.
The Vols must prove they belong in the national picture in Butch Jones’ third year as coach.
12. Making the Connection
- Saturday, June 06, 2015
Archie Willis III had just earned his master’s degree in business at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill when he returned to Memphis in 1981 to help his father, A.W. Willis Jr., redevelop the Adler Hotel Annex.
13. Daily News Names Managing Editor
- Wednesday, March 18, 2015
Jane A. Donahoe has joined The Daily News Publishing Co. as managing editor. In her new role, she oversees award-winning coverage of business and government news for both The Daily News and The Memphis News.
- Friday, March 13, 2015
Eyewear Gallery, in partnership with Literacy Mid-South, is holding a book drive throughout March at the store, 428 Perkins Road Extended. Eyewear Gallery doctors will also offer free vi-sion screenings on Fridays in March from noon to 2 p.m. Visit eyeweargallery.com.
15. Fresh Selection
- Saturday, February 28, 2015
It would seem I Love Memphis blogger Holly Whitfield was correct last year with a forecast that called for a “permanent Foodnado” in Memphis.
16. Lowery Installed as President of Association for Women Attorneys
- Wednesday, February 18, 2015
Keating Lowery has been installed as the 2015 president of the Association for Women Attorneys. As an attorney with Lawrence & Russell PLC, Lowery devotes her practice to litigating Employee Retirement Income Security Act matters on behalf of employers, plan fiduciaries and third-party administrators throughout the United States.
17. Schaeffer Joins Patrick Accounting
- Wednesday, January 14, 2015
Michael Schaeffer has joined Patrick Accounting and Tax Services PLLC as staff accountant. In his new role, Schaeffer will provide small businesses with accurate, timely financial statements that will allow them to make informed management decisions regarding the life of their company.
18. Patrick Ready to Cook at Relocated Rizzo’s Diner
- Monday, December 01, 2014
Chef Michael Patrick reaches for a metaphor to describe what it will feel like once the new, more expansive version of his Downtown eatery, Rizzo’s Diner, opens in the next several days at 492 S. Main St.
19. Just When We Started to Feel Good About UT Football
- Saturday, November 22, 2014
KNOXVILLE – All seemed so right for the University of Tennessee’s football team for 36 hours or so after last Saturday’s 50-16 victory over Kentucky at Neyland Stadium.
UT (5-5, 2-4 SEC) won its second straight conference game and moved within one victory of gaining bowl eligibility for the first time since 2010.
20. Young Volunteers Face Long Odds at Oklahoma
- Saturday, September 13, 2014
Two games into the 2014 season, and it’s time for the University of Tennessee to play some big-boy football.
The Vols (2-0) took care of business at Neyland Stadium in the first two games against Utah State and Arkansas State.
21. Late Cuts, Pickups Reveal Titans’ Talent Shortfall
- Saturday, September 06, 2014
What exactly does it say about the Tennessee Titans that, after they made their own cut to 53 players, they were still sifting through the scrap heap of other teams’ cuts and making five more moves?
22. Vols: Looks Like 6-6 Season
- Saturday, August 23, 2014
Pull out your 2014 schedules, UT fans.
Fall camp is done, and it’s time to get in game-week mode with the season opener against Utah State fast approaching.
So go to the little box next to each of UT’s opponents on the 2014 schedule and pick the winner.
23. Wilson Joins Inferno as PR Manager
- Thursday, April 24, 2014
After several years working in Memphis for companies like Varsity Brands and Mahaffey Tent and Party Rentals and Mahaffey Fabric Structures, Beth Wilson’s mind began to turn to the possibility of agency work for the next phase of her public relations career.
24. Pahlow Wins Broker of the Year
- Monday, April 07, 2014
After enduring early struggles in his commercial real estate career, Scott Pahlow has reached the top of his industry.
Pahlow, an executive vice president with Newmark Grubb Memphis, was named Commercial Broker of the Year Thursday night at the Memphis Area Association of Realtors Commercial Council’s 13th annual Pinnacle Awards gala.
25. Twitter Soars in Market Debut
- Friday, November 08, 2013
NEW YORK (AP) – Shares of Twitter went on sale to the public for the first time Thursday, instantly leaping more than 70 percent above their offering price in a dazzling debut that exceeded even Wall Street's lofty hopes.
26. Office Team Helps Colliers Expand Local Footprint
- Friday, October 04, 2013
As a part of the Colliers International office in Memphis’ growth strategy, the brokerage office has been expanding its presence in the office sector over the past year by adding a new office team consisting of Frazier Baker and Will Barden.
27. Everyone Needs a Coach to Reach Peak
- Wednesday, September 25, 2013
Kevin Sheridan, CEO of Rutgers Permanent Painting, was considering refocusing his business on selling a new, higher-quality product. What finally pushed him to jump was Mark Green, one of more than 120 coaching partners with Gazelles.
28. Microsoft Says CEO Ballmer to Retire in 12 Months
- Monday, August 26, 2013
NEW YORK (AP) – Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer, known as much for his zany personality as his business discipline, will leave a legacy of mixed results and a monumental challenge for his yet-to-be-named successor.
29. Shareholders Voting on $24.4 Billion Dell Buyout
- Thursday, July 18, 2013
DALLAS (AP) – Dell Inc. is making a late push to win shareholder support for founder Michael Dell's plan to take the slumping computer maker private, an indication that Thursday's scheduled vote could be close.
30. Commercial Practitioners Have Voice With Council
- Tuesday, April 09, 2013
The Memphis Area Association of Realtors Commercial Council has grown and evolved over the past nine years since its inception, with membership increasing from 150 members in 2004 to more than 350 members this year.
31. Restaurants See Plenty of Activity in 2012
- Thursday, January 03, 2013
There were new restaurant openings, expansions and major milestones celebrated.
Alliances were formed, events were debuted and, of course, a few joints were shuttered.
In most respects, 2012 was a banner year for the Memphis food scene, and 2013 could be even more promising, said Patrick Reilly, owner of Majestic Grille and president of the Memphis Restaurant Association.
32. CashSaver Trades Hands for $3.2 Million
- Friday, December 28, 2012
The CashSaver in Midtown has traded hands.
Kansas City, Kan.-based Super Market Developers Inc. bought the 69,017-square-foot building at 1620 Madison Ave. at Avalon Street from 1620 Madison LLC for $3.2 million. Fred Monks III, president/chief manager of 1620 Madison LLC, signed the special warranty deed.
33. Serving Memphis
- Wednesday, November 21, 2012
The hospitality industry is the nation’s largest private sector employer, yet many in its workforce do not have access to affordable and consistent health care, education opportunities or financial mentoring.
- Thursday, October 25, 2012
LaunchMemphis and MemphisConnect will host Ignite Memphis 5, a series of quick-hit presentations on a variety of subjects, Thursday, Oct. 25, at 6 p.m. at the Memphis Bioworks Foundation office, 20 S. Dudley St. Cost is free, and doors open at 5:30 p.m. Visit launchmemphis.com.
35. Ciaramitaro Joins Grace-St. Luke’s as School Counselor
- Wednesday, September 26, 2012
Licensed clinical social worker Courtney Ciaramitaro has joined Grace-St. Luke’s Episcopal School as school counselor. She will work primarily with middle school students.
36. Local Entrepreneurs Will Soon Have ‘Urban Workspace’
- Tuesday, September 18, 2012
A shared open work space, modeled after incubators in Los Angeles and New York City, is on the brink of being launched in Downtown Memphis.
Urban Workspace Powered by Cricket Wireless, located in the City House Memphis Condos at 6 W. G.E. Patterson Ave., will provide an affordable, shared working environment for freelancers, entrepreneurs, small businesses and startups eager to collaborate and share resources. The co-working facility opens Oct. 1.
37. Jackson Lewis Law Firm Honored for Diversity
- Thursday, September 13, 2012
Jackson Lewis LLP, one of the country’s largest workplace law firms and which opened a Memphis office four years ago, has achieved a prominent national recognition for its diversity efforts.
38. First Co-Working Space Launched in Memphis
- Wednesday, September 05, 2012
Innovative Solutions Group, a community based organization that provides educational and workforce development training opportunities, has partnered with Cricket Communications Inc., a value-driven wireless services provider, to launch the first co-working facility in Memphis.
39. Daves Quickly Climbing Commercial Real Estate Ranks
- Friday, August 31, 2012
In Bryce Daves’ three years in the commercial real estate business, he’s quickly climbed the ranks to lease some 2 million square feet of property.
The CB Richard Ellis Memphis associate was promoted in March to leasing agent for Bellbrook Industrial Park – a 13-building campus in the southwest Memphis industrial submarket totaling more than 1.6 million square feet spread over 100 acres.
40. National Tech Media Site Relocating to Memphis
- Wednesday, August 15, 2012
Nibletz.com, which bills itself as “the voice of startups everywhere else”, is moving its base of operations to Memphis, after considering a few other cities – and even sweeter incentives elsewhere.
41. Commercial Council Elects deWitt, Reilly as Top Leaders
- Monday, August 13, 2012
The Memphis Area Association of Realtors Commercial Council announced its 2013 officers and directors Thursday, Aug. 9, at its annual Member Appreciation and Election Party.
Greg deWitt of Grubb & Ellis Memphis will serve as 2013 president. Patrick Reilly of CB Richard Ellis Memphis will serve as vice president.
42. Business Focus
- Monday, August 13, 2012
Memphis’ small-business community got a shot in the arm earlier this month.
Tennessee’s three-day sales tax holiday ran from Aug. 3 through Aug. 5, and it drew shoppers to retailers that carry certain clothing items, school supplies and computers.
43. LaunchMemphis Party to Announce Fall Season
- Thursday, August 09, 2012
LaunchMemphis’ fall season of programming is apparently so big, the announcement of it is getting its own party.
LaunchMemphis is unveiling its fall season of entrepreneurship at a party next week Downtown. The event starts at 5:30 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 15, at Grawemeyer’s, 520 S. Main St.
44. Levy Named Assistant Dean in U of M School of Public Health
- Wednesday, July 11, 2012
Dr. Marian Levy has been named assistant dean of students and public health practice for the University of Memphis School of Public Health. Levy is also an associate professor in the school and is the current president of the Tennessee Public Health Association.
45. Weather Alerts Coming Soon to Smartphone Near You
- Friday, June 29, 2012
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – Attorney Bob Burns already gets a lot of information from his smartphone, but he welcomes the prospect of getting a little more – free warnings about life-threatening weather from a sophisticated new government system.
46. Literacy Mid-South’s Dean Appointed to State Coalition
- Wednesday, June 27, 2012
Kevin Dean, executive director of Literacy Mid-South, has been appointed to the Tennessee Literacy Coalition’s board of directors. The board unanimously approved Dean’s nomination, and he will serve as a representative from West Tennessee for three years.
47. Sister Spencer Instrumental In Youth Villages’ Success
- Friday, June 01, 2012
Sister Barbara Spencer has been changing children’s lives for decades.
As a founding staff member of Memphis-based Youth Villages, she’s been instrumental in its growth from a small nonprofit into a national organization that provides a wide array of services to more than 18,000 children and families annually in 11 states and Washington.
48. Harris Named Payroll Specialist At New Patrick Payroll Div.
- Wednesday, May 16, 2012
Tammy Harris has been named the payroll specialist at Patrick Payroll, a newly branded division of the certified public accounting firm Patrick Accounting and Tax Services PLLC. Patrick Payroll is housed in Patrick Accounting’s office in Germantown.
49. Pera, Lightman, Rainer V Take Top Pinnacle Awards
- Thursday, April 26, 2012
The Memphis Area Association of Realtors Commercial Council honored the top performers in commercial real estate for 2011 at the 11th annual Pinnacle Awards gala, held Tuesday, April 24, at the Holiday Inn University of Memphis.
50. White Joins BankTennessee As Mortgage Specialist
- Wednesday, April 25, 2012
Judy Sulton White has joined BankTennessee as a mortgage loan specialist. White has worked in the mortgage industry for 30 years and will focus on new-home financing options, mortgage refinances and custom construction loans.
51. Irish Stories
- Monday, March 19, 2012
Throughout the nation’s history, millions of Irish men and women – in an effort to escape poverty, famine, joblessness and English oppression at home – made the journey across the Atlantic seeking fresh starts in the “land of opportunity.”
52. Owner: Titans to Meet With Manning Wednesday
- Wednesday, March 14, 2012
NASHVILLE (AP) – The Tennessee Titans will be meeting with Peyton Manning on Wednesday, according to owner Bud Adams.
Adams told WSMV-TV the Titans' contingent will fly out of Nashville on Wednesday and spend the day with Manning, a meeting delayed apparently by trouble getting a co-pilot for his private plane. Adams told the TV station he thinks Manning really is interested in the Titans' offer, and he expects a quick decision from the four-time MVP.
53. Demand Media Stock Soars as Q4 Results Renew Hope
- Monday, February 20, 2012
NEW YORK (AP) – Demand Media Inc.'s stock soared by 31 percent Friday after the online content publisher's fourth-quarter earnings and outlook for this year gave investors hope that it is starting to recover from diminished traffic that had stemmed from changes to Google's Internet search formula.
54. Former Mazda Warehouse Sells for $13.5M
- Friday, February 10, 2012
The former Mazda North America Inc. distribution center in DeSoto County has been acquired by Hillwood Investment Properties for $13.5 million.
55. Patrick Travels Long Road Before Opening Rizzos
- Monday, January 09, 2012
Michael Patrick came to Memphis in 1997. Things are finally starting to look up.
“Well, maybe that’s an exaggeration,” the chef said, sitting at the front sun-drenched table in his three-month-old Rizzos Diner. “At certain times, my time in Memphis has been disappointing. Sometimes it was going great, and then I had the carpet pulled out from under me. I got the rep of a person who had too many jobs.”
56. Changes in Dining Scene Highlight Dynamic Year
- Monday, December 26, 2011
On Thanksgiving Eve, we drove to the airport to pick up my stepson, one of whose flights had been delayed, so it was after 10 by the time he emerged from baggage claim. All being hungry, I drove to Cooper-Young, thinking we could easily get in at the recently opened Alchemy at 10:30.
57. More on Main
- Tuesday, December 06, 2011
Downtown residents and visitors will soon be able to shop for the latest fashions and enjoy everything from a cup of joe to a fine-dining experience at any of four new businesses opening on South Main Street.
58. Occupy Protests Cost Nation's Cities at Least $13M
- Thursday, November 24, 2011
NEW YORK (AP) – During the first two months of the nationwide Occupy protests, the movement that is demanding more out of the wealthiest Americans cost local taxpayers at least $13 million in police overtime and other municipal services, according to a survey by The Associated Press.
59. Exchange Club Announces New Board Members
- Thursday, August 25, 2011
The Exchange Club Family Center has announced new board members as well as officers for 2011-2012.
Officers are Dan O’Brien, president; George Goldhoff, vice president; Grant Adams, treasurer; Adrienne Dailey-Evans, secretary; and Lucia Heros, immediate past president.
60. Natural Disasters Probably Won't Bruise US Economy
- Monday, May 30, 2011
WASHINGTON (AP) – The tornadoes and floods that have devastated parts of the South and Midwest have also hammered the local economies – flooding farmlands, suspending factory work and disrupting energy production.
61. Investors Buy Stalled Lamar Crossing Apartments
- Tuesday, May 24, 2011
2881 Lamar Ave.
Memphis, TN 38114
Sale Amount: $1.5 Million
Sale Date: May 11, 2011
62. Labor Leaders Remembrance of MLK Timely
- Friday, April 01, 2011
Organized labor supporters from around the country will descend on Memphis Monday to join members of the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees, Local 1733 in solidarity as they march through Downtown’s streets on the anniversary of the assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.
63. WPG Americas Signs Lease in Southaven
- Friday, March 18, 2011
A San Jose, Calif.-based worldwide electronics distributor is entering the Memphis area with full force.
WPG Americas Inc. has signed a 54,000-square-foot lease at Airways Distribution Center, 481 Industrial Drive, in Southaven. The project – a relocation of the WPG America’s New York facility – represents a $1.5 million investment by the company and will create 60 jobs over the next three years.
64. Interstate Brands Renews, Expands Lease
- Friday, January 14, 2011
Interstate Brands Corp. has renewed and expanded its lease in the Germantown Park - Kimbrough Building in Cordova, more than doubling its footprint.
65. Indie Memphis Gets Boost with ‘Savage County’ Premiere
- Wednesday, September 29, 2010
Indie filmmaker David Harris of Los Angeles is new to the world of feature-length films, but he fell in love with Memphis while shooting his first long piece on a shoestring budget here.
66. Home Sales on Pace to Finish Year as Bad as 2009
- Monday, September 27, 2010
WASHINGTON (AP) – This year's home sales are shaping up to be as dismal as last year, despite cheap home prices and mortgage rates that have fallen to the lowest levels in decades.
Sales of previously occupied homes rose last month, but not enough to keep this summer from being the slowest for home sales in more than a decade. And the year is not expected to finish much better.
67. Gear Signs On at Pickler Advisors
- Wednesday, May 26, 2010
Hometown: Memphis. I am a native of California, but have lived here so long I consider myself a Memphian.
Family: Michael - 18
Favorite quote: “Small opportunities are often the beginning of great enterprises.” Demosthenes
Activities you enjoy outside of work: My favorite hobby is needlepoint. Also, I come from a large family and we are very close and spend a lot of time together.
What drew you to Pickler Wealth Advisors? David Pickler and I have worked in the same line of business for many years and when I heard about the opportunity to join his team, I jumped at the chance. David always puts the clients first and strongly believes in a commitment to the community.
What do you consider your greatest professional accomplishments? I have the chance to change lives for the better each and every day – especially during the times of market turbulence over the last few years. The chance to work with a team that provides advice and counsel for so many confusing areas in so many peoples’ lives is deeply rewarding.
What do you most enjoy about your work? I truly enjoy getting to know our clients. Pickler Wealth Advisors offers an environment that lets clients feel at ease.
68. HF Law Group Moves East for Clients
- Thursday, April 15, 2010
The HF Law Group PLLC became the most recent business to announce its move from the central business district Downtown to the eastern part of Shelby County, when it announced last week its relocation to 3257 Sarazen’s Circle.
69. Inside The Priest Files: Documents reveal 50 years of abuse, cover-ups in Memphis diocese
- Monday, April 12, 2010
John Doe and his family watched 1999 change to the year 2000 in Memphis.
They were visitors to the city, here for a family medical emergency.
Looking back on it seven years later, Doe would remember “mentally trying to see if the world was going to end because everybody was scared something was going to happen.”
70. HF Law Group Moves Offices East
- Monday, April 12, 2010
The HF Law Group PLLC has moved its main offices from Downtown to 3257 Sarazen’s Circle, across from the FedEx World Headquarters and Southwind TPC.
71. Congress: Connections With Toyota
- Thursday, February 25, 2010
Several lawmakers on the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee, which is holding a hearing Wednesday on the Toyota recalls, have Toyota factories and offices in their states or even their districts. A look at some of the automaker's ties:
72. Bayh Cites Strident Partisanship in Leaving Senate
- Wednesday, February 17, 2010
WASHINGTON (AP) - Two-term Sen. Evan Bayh says ever-shriller partisanship and the frustrations of gridlock made it time for him to leave Congress. Republicans aren't buying it, saying he and fellow Democrats sense that voters will be after their heads this fall.
73. Gut-Check for Obama and Dems on Health Care
- Thursday, January 21, 2010
WASHINGTON (AP) - Abandoning the health care overhaul is not an option, a senior White House official said Wednesday, after President Barack Obama's top domestic initiative took a devastating hit with the Democratic loss of the Massachusetts Senate seat.
74. Gov't Increases Pressure on Mortgage Industry
- Tuesday, December 01, 2009
WASHINGTON (AP) - Faced with sluggish progress in its foreclosure-prevention effort, the Obama administration will spend the coming weeks cracking down on mortgage companies that aren't doing enough to help borrowers at risk of losing their homes.
75. Building Permit Brings Wally Joe Restaurant Closer to Reality
- Tuesday, November 03, 2009
690 S. Perkins Road
Memphis, TN 38117
Permit Amount: $800,000
Project Cost: $800,000
Permit Date: Applied October 2009
Completion: Summer 2010
Owner: Wally Joe Realty LLC
Contractor: Day Construction LLC
Architect: Doug Enoch
76. UTHSC College of Medicine Names Smith Interim Dean
- Wednesday, October 21, 2009
J. Lacey Smith has been named interim dean for the College of Medicine at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center.
Smith currently serves as the associate dean of clinical affairs for the College of Medicine and the chief medical officer and executive vice president for UT Medical Group Inc.
77. Mass. Senate Delays Debate on Kennedy Interim Bill
- Monday, September 21, 2009
BOSTON (AP) - Massachusetts Republicans temporarily blocked Senate debate Friday on a bill allowing Gov. Deval Patrick to name an interim appointment to the U.S. Senate seat left vacant by the death of Edward Kennedy.
78. Is Twitter the News Outlet for the 21st Century?
- Thursday, July 02, 2009
NEW YORK (AP) - Cassy Hayes and Jasmine Coleman were among the first fans to arrive outside the Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center in Los Angeles where Michael Jackson was brought and later pronounced dead.
79. States Face Competing Priorities For Stimulus Cash
- Tuesday, February 17, 2009
NEW YORK (AP) – It may sound like a nice problem for states – figuring out how to spend the billions in infrastructure funding they’ll receive as part of President Barack Obama’s economic stimulus plan.
80. Renasant Names Wiegert VP, Mortgage Production Manager
- Wednesday, November 12, 2008
Michael Wiegert has been named vice president and mortgage production manager for Renasant Bank in Memphis.
81. Wilson Named CBU Dean Of Graduate, Professional Studies
- Wednesday, July 30, 2008
Dr. Patrick Wilson has been named dean of the Graduate and Professional Studies program at Christian Brothers University.
Wilson will lead the marketing, recruitment and retention for evening undergraduate programs and graduate programs as well as have responsibility for the financial planning and administrative operations.
82. Peeples Promoted to Administrator At Methodist Alliance Health Services
- Wednesday, March 19, 2008
Trip Peeples has been promoted to administrator for Methodist Alliance Health Services' Home Medical Equipment and Infusion division.
Peeples has been with Methodist Le Bonheur Healthcare for seven years, most recently serving as corporate director of finance and reimbursement and interim chief financial officer for Methodist Extended Care Hospital.
83. Shuttered Irish Landmark Could Reopen
- Monday, March 17, 2008
How Irish is the Magevney House? The Downtown landmark is so Irish that Eugene Magevney's bride-to-be brought soil from Ireland with her when she arrived in Memphis in 1840 to marry him.
The garden using that soil Mary Magevney planted and tended remains one of the home's distinctive features.
84. Sales of Existing Homes and Prices Both Fall in January
- Tuesday, February 26, 2008
WASHINGTON (AP) - Sales of existing homes fell for the sixth straight month in January, dropping to the slowest sales pace on record. Median home prices were also down and many analysts predicted further price declines in the months ahead given high levels of unsold homes.
- Monday, January 28, 2008
Rhodes College will present Dr. Nel Noddings, who will speak on "The Problems of School Reform," based on her book "When School Reform Goes Wrong," today at 7 p.m. in the McCallum Ballroom of the Bryan Campus Life Center. The event is free and open to the public. For more information, call Patrick Shade at 843-3935.
86. Cullison Moves Up At Methodist LeBonheur in Germantown
- Wednesday, December 26, 2007
Methodist LeBonheur Germantown Hospital has named Rebecca Cullison assistant administrator of clinical support services.
Cullison has been with Methodist for three years, first as an administrative resident and most recently as the manager of system operations.
87. Passion for Classic Languages Leads Johnson to Westminster Academy
- Friday, November 09, 2007
It's funny how things in life work sometimes.
For Dr. Michael Johnson, his role as headmaster of Westminster Academy started with a chance phone call. After seeing an advertisement for the private Christian school at 2500 Ridgeway Road in East Memphis, he called on a Friday afternoon to inquire about enrolling his children there following a move from Mississippi. But by the next Monday, he was standing in front of a classroom, teaching Latin at the school. Five years later he was headmaster.
88. Stockholders Sue ServiceMaster, Claim Unfair Share Prices
- Friday, March 23, 2007
Three separate class action complaints were filed against The ServiceMaster Co. in Shelby County courts this week, alleging inadequate and unfair pricing of publicly owned shares of ServiceMaster stock related to the company's acquisition by New York-based Clayton, Dubilier & Rice Inc. (CD&R).
89. Barrow Named Chef de Cuisine At Capriccio Grill
- Wednesday, March 14, 2007
The Peabody Hotel has named Brian Barrow chef de cuisine for Capriccio Grill, an Italian steakhouse. Barrow began his culinary career at 27. He attended Johnson & Wales University's College of Culinary Arts in Miami. He previously was a chef at the Ambassador Hotel in Fort Lauderdale, Fla., and with Do & Co International Catering.
90. Crye-Leike's Truong Receives Broker's License
- Wednesday, February 07, 2007
The Tennessee Real Estate Commission (TREC) has announced that David N. Truong from Crye-Leike's Quail Hollow office, 6525 Quail Hollow Road, has successfully passed the real estate broker licensure exam and has received his broker's license. Truong completed strict experience and education requirements, including 120 classroom hours of real estate education. He has been a real estate agent for four years in and around Shelby and DeSoto counties, where he specializes in all areas of real estate sales.
91. Braverman Joins The West Clinic
- Wednesday, December 06, 2006
Dr. Aliza Braverman has joined The West Clinic as a rheumatology specialist. She is the first rheumatologist to join the team.
Mike Jackson has been named president and CEO of Memphis-based Verso Paper Holdings LLC. He succeeds LH Puckett, who is retiring but will remain a member of the board of directors. Jackson previously served as a senior vice president at Weyerhaeuser Co. in Federal Way, Wash. He was with the company for 29 years.
92. Youth Villages CEOHonored As Top Leader
- Tuesday, October 24, 2006
Patrick W. Lawler, CEO of Youth Villages, has been named one of America's Best Leaders by U.S. News & World Report and Harvard Center for Public Leadership.
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93. Crone Named Fellow of Memphis Bar Foundation
- Wednesday, September 27, 2006
Alan Crone, attorney and co-founder of Crone & Mason PLC, has been named a fellow of the Memphis Bar Foundation. The appointment was made at the annual joint meeting of the Memphis Bar Association and its charitable arm, the Memphis Bar Foundation, Sept. 11. Read more about Crone in tomorrow's Law Talk feature.
94. Commercial Advisors' Jensen Voted Commercial Broker of the Year
- Wednesday, April 12, 2006
Larry Jensen has received the 2005 Pinnacle Award for Commercial Broker of the Year from the Memphis Area Association of Realtors' Commercial Council. Jensen is president and CEO of Commercial Advisors LLC. He has more than 30 years of experience in real estate.
95. Barnes Elected Chairman of FedEx/St. Jude Classic
- Wednesday, September 21, 2005
Reggie Barnes was elected general chairman of the FedEx St. Jude Classic and president of Youth Programs Inc., the governing body of the PGA Tour event. Barnes previously served as treasurer of Youth Programs. He also is the former chairman of the Memphis and Shelby County Sports Authority and the team selection committee for the AutoZone Liberty Bowl. Barnes is managing director of Morgan Keegan & Co. and also works with Athletic Resource Management.
96. Archived Article: Lead
- Wednesday, January 12, 2005
Businesses Deal with Property Reappraisals
Business Owners Brace for Reappraisal
Higher appraisals mean higher taxes for commercial tenants
The Daily News
Among the estimated 300,000 parcels of property examined for the up...
97. Archived Article: Newsmakers
- Wednesday, October 20, 2004
Shelby County Alumni Honored
MAHBA Announces New Board Members
The Memphis Area Home Builders Association announced the following new members of its board of directors: Tommy Byrnes, Phil Chamberlain III, Ginger Coggins, Michael Matthews and G...
98. Archived Article: Newsmakers
- Wednesday, September 08, 2004
GMAQ Elects Officers for 2005
GMAQ Elects 2005 Officers, Directors
The Greater Memphis Association for Quality announced the election of the following officers for 2005: Pat Brown, president; Marcia Boyd, vice president; Felecia Warner, secret...
99. Archived Article: Newsmakers
- Wednesday, April 21, 2004
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Memphis Area Legal Services Hires Staff Attorney
Virginia M. Alexander was hired as a staff attorney with Memphis Area Legal Services Inc. to work on MALS family/domestic violence project. Alexander previously was a sole p...
100. Archived Article: Newsmakers
- Wednesday, February 18, 2004
Crye-Leike Adds Associates to Circle of Excellence
Crye-Leike Adds Associates to Circle of Excellence Crye-Leike, Realtors inducted the following sales associates into its Circle of Excellence as vice presidents within the West Tennessee region: ...